Wednesday, March 15, 2017 / Categories: RAIS News, Home "We Are" Slider Peter Frascarelli of Peter M. Bakker Agency Named Professional Agent of the Year by PIACT Prestigious award signifies insurance industry excellence, respect of peers Renaissance Alliance Insurance Services is pleased to announce that one of its subsidiary executives has been recognized by the Professional Insurance Agents of Connecticut (PIACT). At the recent PIACT Annual Business Meeting, Peter Frascarelli, CPIA, of the Peter M. Bakker Agency of Avon, Conn., was named Professional Agent of the Year. Frascarelli is the Chief Operating Officer of Bakker Agency Insurance & Financial Services, which was recently acquired by Renaissance Alliance of Wellesley, Mass. PIACT says that the Professional Agent of the Year award is designated annually to "a professional, independent agent who has demonstrated excellence and achievement in insurance marketing and service; has shown a personal commitment to professionalism; and has contributed to PIA and the community." In making the award, Kenneth A. Distel, newly elected president of PIACT said, "Peter has demonstrated a deep level of dedication to our industry and his community. He has earned the respect and trust of his colleagues, customers and neighbors. PIACT is honored to give him this award." President of Renaissance Alliance J. Bruce Cochrane says, "There is no greater honor than being recognized by one's peers. Peter is richly deserving of this award. We are proud to have recently welcomed Peter as one of the newest members of our Renaissance Alliance Team." PIACT noted: "An active member of PIACT since 1990, Frascarelli has served on virtually every PIACT committee. He was elected to the board of directors of PIACT and has held every officer position of the association, including president in 2014. Frascarelli currently is a member of the Legislative/Business Issues Committee. In his community, Frascarelli has served as a member of the Fairfield University Alumni Association and the Cheshire Land Trust." Previous Article Sales 101: Stop talking yourself out of a sale Next Article Are you among the 52% of agencies without a perpetuation plan?